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Crest Nicholson, Wolverhampton.

Project Objective

To create a balancing pond without disrupting a developer’s build schedule.

Project Description

The project was to create a 160m² balancing pond for a 30 home development. The pond’s function was to store, cleanse and then control the flow of rainwater into an established watercourse.

Products involved

Flexline FPA 1.2mm; 300 g/m² Tufftex; Tuffweb cellular soil confinement system plus a traditional mixture of aquatics – iris, reeds and sedge.


A comprehensive solution to a development problem that also served to contribute to local biodiversity.


A rapid, turnkey response.

Project Summary

Products Used

  • Geomembranes
  • Erosion Control
  • Geotextiles
  • Habitat Creation
  • Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems

Project Features

  • Ponds
  • Watercourses
  • Attenuation

Project Nature

  • Turnkey
  • Small, Completed in 2005

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